Top 10 Pharmaceutical Therapy Areas in 2017

Top 10 Pharmaceutical Therapy Areas in 2017

Many new medications and treatments have emerged this year for improving the management and prognoses of patients suffering from serious diseases. Driven growing therapy areas such as oncology, anti-rheumatics, and anti-virals, the prescription drug sales are increasing significantly. Let’s take a quick look at the top pharmaceutical therapy areas in 2017: Oncology Oncology is maintaining … Continue reading Top 10 Pharmaceutical Therapy Areas in 2017

Medical Science Liaison (MSL): Why Pharmacists make a good (or even better) MSL candidate

The Medical Science Liaison (MSL) role is often associated with PhDs, postdocs and in some counties with an MD degree. But we know from our 2017 global MSL salary survey that quite a few MSLs globally have a pharmacist background. For instance, in the US and Portugal, 27% and 22% of the MSLs had a … Continue reading Medical Science Liaison (MSL): Why Pharmacists make a good (or even better) MSL candidate

Top 10 Oncology Pharmaceutical Companies 2017

Top 10 Oncology Pharmaceutical Companies 2017

The market for oncology medication is booming, aiding the overall pharmaceutical industry growth. The oncology drug market is estimated to be almost USD 94 billion. Most of the top pharmaceutical players are either currently manufacturing oncology drugs or have oncology medications in their R&D pipelines. An analysis of the top pharmaceutical companies was conducted to … Continue reading Top 10 Oncology Pharmaceutical Companies 2017

Top 20 Drugs in the World 2017

Top 20 Drugs in the World 2017

The global prescription drug market is expected to grow by 6% from 2016 to 2022 to reach nearly USD 1.05 trillion by 2022. The top 20 drugs are manufactured by 14 companies and account for a total 10% of global prescription drug market in 2016. The total revenue generated by top 20 products was estimated … Continue reading Top 20 Drugs in the World 2017

The World’s Healthiest Countries 2017

The World’s Healthiest Countries 2017

Also this year Bloomberg published the ranking of the 50 healthiest countries in the world and results are quite surprising. The Bloomberg Global Health Index is calculated taking into account variables such as life expectancy, causes of death, incidence of high blood pressure, high blood glucose, tobacco use, and physical inactivity. Other parameters taken into … Continue reading The World’s Healthiest Countries 2017

Cancer Medication Market – A blockbuster area for investment

Cancer is one of the leading causes of morbidity and mortality worldwide, but therapeutic innovation has changed the treatment paradigm drastically. Cancer medication demand is increasing due to high unmet medical need and incidence rate. This reflects in growing revenues for pharmaceutical companies operating in this space and increasing investments in oncology R&D. The key … Continue reading Cancer Medication Market – A blockbuster area for investment

Top global education qualifications for MSLs

Medical Science Liaison (MSL): All You Need To Know

The Medical Science Liaison (MSL) role has become one of the most important customer focused roles within the pharmaceutical/biotech industry and this has led to a massive increase in the MSL work force globally. As a consequence, the supply of aspirant MSLs has increased as well, and companies are rising the MSL entry bar and … Continue reading Medical Science Liaison (MSL): All You Need To Know

Top 10 Global CROs 2017

Top 10 Global CROs 2017

The global contract research market is growing at a strong rate owing to increasing patent expiration and declining R&D productivity. Furthermore, increasing costs of new product development and revenue loss due to generics have resulted in high demand for contract researching of new biologics and compounds.  The global CRO market is highly consolidated with the … Continue reading Top 10 Global CROs 2017

Cost of Medicines in Context

Cost of Medicines in Context

Prescription drug spending is making up only 9.5% of total healthcare cost. Learn more about what is behind the cost of medicines.

Best Pharmaceutical Companies at a Glance: Gilead

Best Pharmaceutical Companies at a Glance: Gilead

Gilead is a research-based biopharmaceutical company that discovers, develops and commercializes innovative medicine with focus on virology, hepatology, hematology, oncology, cardiovascular, inflammation and respiratory diseases. The company recorded sales of $30.4 billion in 2016 a decrease by 7% compared to $32.6 billion in 2015 primarily due to a decrease in antiviral product sales. The earnings … Continue reading Best Pharmaceutical Companies at a Glance: Gilead